Meet Our People

Meet our people

The Healthwatch Essex team of staff have a wealth of experience in the health, social care and voluntary sector, and are passionate about making sure your voice is heard. With thanks to flaticon for use of user icon

Samantha Glover


Rachel Horton-Smyth

Communications Lead

Sharon Westfield de Cortez

Information & Guidance Lead

Dr John Day

Research Manager

Dan Potts

Engagement Manager

Sarah Haines

Research Associate

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Information & Guidance Officer

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Rebecca Ryman

Communications & Insights Officer

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Renée Robey

Engagement Officer

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Larissa Kerridge

Engagement Officer

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Dr Tom Kerridge

Research Officer

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Sam Hart

Digital Marketing Apprentice

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Libby Redman

Digital Marketing Apprentice

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Amanda Cherry

Chair of Trustees

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Paul Findlay

Vice-Chair of Trustees

Celia Crossley

Board Member

Laura Brookes

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Lawrie Payne

Board Member

Dr Steven Carey

Board Member

Neil Jones

Board Member